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After the soul has grown in love for God and gotten rid of attachments to things (as described in The Ascent of Mount Carmel in more extended form), it still can't get all the way to union with God, unless God does it Himself. That's what The Dark Night of the Soul is all about. The Ascent of Mount Carmel St. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz) was a Carmelite monk. He was a friend of St. Teresa of Avila, although they seldom met face to face; and like her, he was dedicated to bringing back...
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Topics: Audiobook - Nonfiction, religion, mysticism
Duquesne University, Gumberg Library
by Saint John of the Cross
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